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South China Restaurant

4613 S Mason St, Ste D1, Fort Collins, CO 80525-3793
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Ranked #113 of 470 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is amazing. I had the most delicious egg drop soup and crackers. Next I had a margarita, which tasted perfectly and had actual alcohol in it. Then my family split a few entrees. The sweet and sour chicken was delicious, the shrimp with lobster sauce was very good, and the beef my husband ordered was spicy and delicious.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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780 reviews 780 reviews
531 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We took the recommendation from a local to check this spot out, was great. Sat right down ordered within a minute, lunch selection was decent but there dinner menu wasn't that expensive if you wanted more meal and less extras. Server was very nice and quick. In and out in 40 minutes.

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Denver, Colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Names after the region of China where the owner was born and raised, he still cooks there every night! We have never been there when the owner is not. The service staff is young, but friendly, helpful, and prompt. One of our favorites in town.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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148 reviews 148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I don't know why it took us so long to finally visit the South China restaurant. We've always heard great things about it but probably because it's closed on Sundays, we just missed it. I would very highly recommend the food here, it's freshly made and the fried rice alone is worth the trip. Don't let the spartan decor put... More

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Corning, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Often hyped as the "best Chinese food" in Fort Collins, South China does indeed have good Chinese food with the only drawbacks being the prices (as they're a little higher for quick-service or take-out Chinese food), the restaurant decor itself is also pretty dated and the restaurant isn't open Sundays (which is a favorite time to go out to eat).... More

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Greeley, Colorado, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I've been going here for years and the quality of their food has never changed. No short cuts! The Kung Pao Chicken is amazing. This family works hard, the people are friendly and the food comes out fast! The lunch menu is a terrific value! A must go to restaurant whenever I visit Fort Collins.

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Berthoud, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Chef Ming's touch is on every meal served at South China. If you like a combo fried rice, Ming's Fried Rice is the best you will find - nuts, veggies, eggs, meats...yummy! Hot and Sour soup is amazing. They are closed on Sunday so take note. The atmosphere to eat there is average - but the food is simply outstanding.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I would go back just for the homemade egg rolls. Also, the sizzling rice soup is generous with shrimp and vegetables.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I probably eat here at least once a month. Hot and sour soup, sizzling rice soup, Kung Pao combo! Even had several big family/friend gatherings (20-30 people) here with people who did not like Chinese food. They came away stunned! All they could say was either my taste buds have changed or nothing else compares. They still come back here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Hot & Sour soup is to die for. Kung Pao chicken also a favorite. Wait staff were pleasantly attentive. Next time I want to try Ming's Fried Rice. I think about this place and my mouth waters. I'm looking forward to my next visit.

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